Welcome to the School of Transborder Studies

Do you want to learn about the United States/Mexico borderlands and the people who live there?  Do you want to know more about these people’s history, literature, politics, culture, and social practices? Then you are in the right place! 

Our BA degree in Transborder Chicana/o and Latino/a Studies prepares you for a career as a teacher, lawyer, social worker, or for positions in government or social service agencies.  Our students have also gone on to attend prestigious graduate and professional schools in the country such as Stanford, Harvard, and Columbia.

Our mission is to inspire and empower our students by providing an innovative learning experience that prepares them to be agents of change in a challenging environment.

We also strive to stimulate academic discovery that solves critical problems at the intersection of borders and society. Explore our degree programs and meet our award-winning faculty to learn more.




Earn a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism through the Cronkite School and a Bachelor of Arts in Transborder Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies through the School of Transborder Studies! Learn more


Transborder Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies (TCL)

Get a Degree In Transborder, Chicana/o, Latina/a Studies

The undergraduate degree in Transborder Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies (TCL) focuses on the experiences, culture, and socio-economic status of Mexican-origin and Latina/o populations in a transnational context. It prepares you for a career in teaching, social work, law, community health, government and social service agencies.

Meet with our Undergraduate Academic Advisor for more information.

The School of Transborder Studies launches the Program for Transborder Communities

The Program for Transborder Communities is an academic platform established by Arizona State University (ASU) to promote innovative, integrative, and socially embedded research and education on borders, borderlands and their communities.

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